Questions tagged [exchanges]

This tag should be used for questions regarding exchanges. Exchanges are sites which allow for the conversion of Bitcoins to various world currencies as well as alternate cryptocurrencies.

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How are crypto prices calculated by an exchange? Example game in a spreadsheet to illustrate [closed]

I find the mechanisms behind crypto fascinating, so I wanted to do the thought exercise of creating my own coin, and seeing how it evolves in a simplistic spreadsheet-based example such as this one: ...
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Doubts about kyc information request of crypto exchange site

Is it normal for a crypto exchange market site to require a photo of myself holding a signed handwritten note in one hand and my id card in the other as kyc information? I'm not a hostage and it feels ...
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soloxbit.com genuine or fake crypto exchange? [duplicate]

I am new in crypto. I know something about cryto currency and its working. Today some one suggested me soloxbit global exchange is it a genuine crypto exchange or not? not enough material is ...
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Using online exchange like ChangeNOW or FixedFloat to create anonymity?

Online exchanges like ChangeNOW, SimpleSwap and FixedFloat, unless they keep records for a long period, which theoretically might be later accessed by authorities, might offer considerable privacy. I ...
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Is it true that decentralized exchanges require centralized markets to be efficent?

Is the following statement correct? AMMs cannot exist without traditional order book exchanges they can arbitrage against, because even sophisticated mathematical formulas cannot truly represent ...
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Is it credible that a "stuck transaction" was the true cause of binance pausing bitcoin withdrawals?

It is reported that Binance is blaming a "stuck transaction causing a backlog" as the reason it prevented people withdrawing their bitcoin for some hours on the 13th June 2022. I do not ...
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Why do bitcoin exchanges use "central" wallets?

Most exchanges that have the option to deposit crypto offer individual wallets for every customer. What is the benefit of moving that money to a "central" wallet? Could they also just ...
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Programatically acquire Bitcoin after acquiring funds from a user

Forgive me if this sounds stuoid, but I have done some research and Im still not clear. We have an application that acquires money from my users via Adyen and my users' debit cards. We now want to buy ...
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How can I create/provide crypto currency wallets to my users?

I am interested to know, if I want to make a facility to my website users to be able to pay/buy with crypto currencies, also to gain ability to send/receive crypto currencies together( something like ...
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Which offers more privacy, coinjoin-whirlpool or non-KYC online exchanges?

After buying crypto with fiat on a KYC exchange, instead of just moving the crypto to a wallet, I understand that I should get more anonymity from tracking by putting the coin through coinjoin or ...
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How do crypto exchanges create wallet for their customers?

I am new in Cryptos. I noticed that when I want to trade in an exchange it needs to create a wallet on their website. It seems this is the wallet they create for a user like what he/she can create him/...
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Is it legal in the US to incorporate in a different state to trade cryptocurrencies?

I know this isn't specific to Bitcoin but I thought this community would know best. I live in New York where there are stringent rules about crypto trading. I did a survey of 44 exchanges last weekend ...
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How do cryptocurrency exchanges execute trade without paying gas fees?

How do cryptocurrency exchanges execute trade without paying gas fees? For example, in Binance, every user has their own wallet address for each coin they owned. Let's say I just traded 1 BTC for 1 ...
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IRA Account on Crypto Exchange

This question has been asked here, but over 4 years ago, and the landscape has changed tremendously. Can a US citizen create an IRA account on any crypto exchange (that allows a non-IRA account)? This ...
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what are exchanges that use binance or other exchanges called?

There are some exchanges that don't have their own market and use other exchanges (binance, .... ) API to fill their users orders, and charge a little more fee and that's how they make profit out of ...
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Do you have to pay capital gains tax when selling and immediately buying another cryptocurrency in US?

Is it possible to convert eg. BTC to ETH and pay capital gains tax only when you sell and convert crypto into USD?
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Do the same conditions apply for the same trading pair on the same exchange in different jurisdictions?

If an American resident in the US and a Canadian resident in Canada had 1btc each and they each converted it on Binance to USDT, would they get the same result?
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What does an exchange do when selling/buying crypto?

I know well that I can sell and buy cryptocurrencies like BTC and ETH on exchanges like Coinbase, I do it almost every week. But my question is: how does an exchange materially convert dollars or ...
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Anyone knew about bitnuxt.com?

I have balance in bitnuxt.com site 0.67 btc, and when I want to withdraw the site says I have to deposit 0.002 btc so that the withdrawal can be done Anyone know about this site is scam or not ?enter ...
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Do exchanges have the ability to look up a certain address?

Do exchanges generally speaking have the ability to look up whether a given cryptocurrency address belongs to an account on their exchange or not, when police investigation commands this?
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Confusion of Bitcoin Exchange Rate

According to How is the exchange rate for Bitcoin established? and How do bitcoin exchanges set prices? I understood that , An exchange doesn't set a price at all. It provides a framework for ...
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how does new exchanges order books work?

When a new exchange is launched and it doesn't have many users, how does it managed an order book? how can they match orders when there's not enough of them?
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What is the flow of buying crypto on behalf of users?

I am building a crypto on-ramp for users in emerging markets that allows users to buy crypto via debit/credit cards, mobile money, etc. What is the flow of buying crypto on behalf of users? From ...
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How do exchanges manage deposits and withdrawals?

Suppose users on an exchange deposit bitcoin to different addresses using the HD wallet structure. Now suppose a user wants to withdraw bitcoin to an external address. How would this whole process be ...
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Why do several exchanges not comply with KYC regulations

I am doing a research project about Crypto regulation. From what I read, Know Your Customer and Anti-Money Laundering compliance from exchanges are legally required in the US. However, a quick search ...
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How do exchanges like binance or kucoin store user assets?

My questions about storing user assets: An exchange creates unique deposit addresses for each users. Are these addresses all derived from a HD wallet and exchange controls all the keys and indexes? ...
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How does perpetual contracts work when the counter party closes?

As I understand how crypto perpetual contracts work - when I enter a long position on a crypto exchange, my order is matched with a counter party short. The long/buyer and short/seller will exchange ...
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how to buy library credits

which exchange should I buy library credits on? I tried buying from the odysee website but it doesn't take my credit card. I also tried to start a bittrex account but it doesn't let me create an ...
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What happens to your assets if Coinbase (or an equivalent site) closes down?

If a bank institution closes down, there is an amount of money insured. What happens if Coinbase or Crypto.com which are actually just websites shuts down?
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One time donation using bitcoin from creditcard or bank-account

How would I go about making a one-time donation in bitcoin if I don't want a get a bitcoin-wallet? Think about getting money from an ATM abroad, the money is in my account in currency A, but I get it ...
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What accounting software exist to support crypto exchanges?

I've been looking at QuickBooks and 3rd party tools to integrate to see what they do but it still seems to be more retail focused. I've tried to Google it but still get retail responses. Does anyone ...
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How do exchanges offer free deposits?

Since each transaction creates an unspent output. You'd need to pay a transaction fee to move those funds each time. They charge withdrawal fees however these are static and not dynamic. I understand ...
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Coinbase - converted BTC to Euros but now Euro amount has changed [closed]

Recently I converted some of my BTC to Euros on Coinbase. I needed €5000 euros exactly. The fee was €74.50, ok fine. That left me with €4925.50. I haven't made one transaction since, but logged in now ...
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How is transaction on exchanges that trade bitcoins connected to blockchain?

According to this answer, since the transaction on exchanges are internal, the transaction on blockchain is irrelated to them. But is the transaction on exchanges that trade bitcoins really not ...
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Identify original exchange from Bitcoin address on my ledger

Hi I am being asked to prove which exchange I bought Bitcoin on from several years ago. I have the BTC address on my ledger. Is it possible to trace backwards?
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How to exchange crypto assests in italy without a bank account [closed]

I don't have a bank account, I get paid at my job in my postal account which I can't use to buy or sell crypto. I use bitcoin ATMs around Italy. Some time ago I did something dumb, really dumb. I ...
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Is it true that a cryptocurrency exchange could freeze any account with suspicious bitcoins?

You are a law-abiding citizen and you have no idea how the bitcoins that you own now were used before. However, there is always a chance of getting "dirty" bitcoins that were used by ...
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How is it possible for crypto exchanges teams to not be public?

Sorry, I'm not sure if this directly relates to bitcoin or not. Will be glad to post it on another stack exchange if anybody has ideas behind which one would be better. I was on coingecko checking out ...
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Average/Median Bitcoin Holdings for US [closed]

They said 17% of US Residents own bitcoin, or 46 million americans. Just curious if anyone knows the median/average amount for these people. $100? $500? $10,000? I am trying to find statistics on this....
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Why is trading behaviour so similar across all (mainstream) exchanges?

I don't know much about stocks and investing, but lately I have been keeping a close eye on crypto exchanges and I noticed something I can't explain. No matter what news is announced good or bad, or ...
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Are trades done on exchanges added to blocks?

I found a few answers to this question here, here, and here, but my doubts weren't cleared. Are trades done on exchanges added to blocks? Or are they only added once you withdraw the funds to your own ...
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I bought bitcoin years ago and now the website that I bought from is unavailable!

I bought bitcoin years ago and now the website that I bought from is unavailable! I only have a key that I don't even know whether it's a public key or a private key or some useless key generated by ...
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How to handle account balances?

My goal is to manage the investments of a huge group of people. Let's say that each month each one puts in a different amount of dollars (it may even be $1) and I need to send to his wallet that ...
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What causes synchronous price movement within and between crypto exchanges without matching trades? [closed]

I have observed different crypto exchanges for quite some time now and analyzed the potential for different kinds of arbitrage. However, I don't quite understand what I am seeing. Examples: Observing ...
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BTC Treasure Hunt Volume 2

Similar to Whoiszo, I too am helping a friend locate a bitcoin treasure. In a period between 2010 and 2011 my friend owned a blackberry curve 8330. At the time she was into some online gambling and ...
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How to 'buy the dip' without constantly incurring network fees?

I'm a newby to the crypto world and one thing that I have seen a lot of is people saying to 'buy the dip!'. Fair enough, I like that idea. However, I have limited funds, and so thought that the best ...
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How hard is it for an exchange to adopt native segwit? Is it not as simple as updating the address regex checker on the front-end?

Just wondering, maybe I'm missing something. Are there changes on the backend needed to be implemented as well? Not as simple as changing the regex validation on the front end?
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How do exchanges manage their bitcoin/crypto? It only takes 1 employee with private keys to steal it all

So hear me out. I understand exchanges have hot/cold wallets and mostly use their hot wallets. But at some point they need to send crypto from their cold wallet to their hot wallet. Who does this? The ...
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Duplicate Wallet

I had a wallet on an exchange. For a few months I was using it with no trouble. Then one day I sent some BTC to it and it never showed up in the wallet on the exchange. I can see it in bitcoin ...
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Trying to understand how exchanges handle crypto

From my understanding. (which is very very limited) Crypto exchanges give their users a bitcoin address to send their crypto to. This address is a derived/child key from their own wallet. Once this ...

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